Monday, October 28, 2013

LEGO Halloween Treat (Oct 31)

In celebration of Halloween, bring your kids to the LEGO store on October 31st dressed in their Halloween costume and receive a free LEGO Monster Fighters The Monster key chain, while supplies last. Looks like a neat little key chain, and I'm sure this freebie will go fast. Happy Halloween!

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Delivery Man Advance Screening Passes Giveaway

DreamWorks Pictures’ “Delivery Man” stars Vince Vaughn as affable underachiever David Wozniak, whose anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years earlier resulted in 533 children. David must now embark on a journey that leads him to discover not only his true self but also the father that he could become.
A DreamWorks Pictures and Reliance Entertainment presentation, the film is written for the screen and directed by Ken Scott, based on “Starbuck,” the original screenplay written by Ken Scott and Martin Petit, and also stars Chris Pratt and Cobie Smulders. “Delivery Man” is produced by AndrĂ© Rouleau and executive produced by Ray Angelic, Scott Mednick and Mark Sourian.
Delivery Man comes out in theatres on November 22 but one of my lucky readers will have the chance to attend an advanced screening on November 18th! The screening will be at 7pm at Silvercity Metropolis in Burnaby. Enter to win in the Rafflecopter form below.

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50% off Select Used Games at Best Buy

From now until November 4th, Best Buy is offering 50% off select used games when you purchase online! Wow, that's a great deal! Most of the newer games have already sold out, but there might still be something you want available, so it won't hurt to check out this amazing sale!

Upcoming Disney Releases on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD

There are plenty of great Disney movies slated to come out in November on Blu-ray Combo packs and DVD. Just in time for the Christmas season! I know I wouldn't mind finding some of these in my stocking!

PLANES Blu-ray Combo Pack
Available November 19th


Disney's heartwarming family comedy, “PLANES,” revved up with high-flying action and adventure, lands in homes and mass retailers nationwide on November 19th.  This endearing underdog story about a crop dusting plane named Dusty with sky-high dreams touches down on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD and On-Demand featuring a cargo hold full of exciting bonus features. Guaranteeing hours of fun, “PLANES” is the perfect gift for “ladies and gentle-planes” of all ages this holiday season.
After spreading its wings in theaters, “PLANES” soars to glorious new heights on Blu-ray, featuring wondrous high definition picture and sound and never-before-seen bonus features, including musical number “Franz’s Song,” deleted scenes, a behind-the-scenes featurette that follows Director Klay Hall’s personal journey during the making of the film, a look at the ten greatest aviators in history hosted by ESPN’s Colin Cowherd, and more.
The world of Cars takes flight in Planes, Disney's high-flying animated comedy revved up with action and adventure.  Join Dusty, a crop duster with sky-high dreams and a once-in-a-lifetime chance to take on the world's fastest flyers in the greatest air race ever. Dusty has a huge heart but two big problems...he's not exactly built for speed, plus he's afraid of heights.  His courage is put to the ultimate test as this unlikely hero aims higher than he ever imagined. With a little help from his friends, Dusty finds the courage to be more than he was built for—and the inspiration to soar.
MICKEY’S CHRISTMAS CAROL: 30th Anniversary Special Edition
Available on Blu-ray Combo Pack November 5th  


Ring in the holidays with a new 30th Anniversary Special Edition of Mickey’s Christmas Carol. Disney’s timeless tale sparkles like never before on Blu-ray and Digital Copy, with fully-restored classic holiday shorts, plus all-new bonus features!
Make the season merry as Mickey, Goofy, Donald and all their pals star in a heartwarming retelling of Dickens’ unforgettable holiday tale. Ebenezer Scrooge (Scrooge McDuck) is far too greedy to understand that Christmas is a time for kindness and generosity. But with the guidance of some wise ghosts (Goofy and Jiminy Cricket) and a bunch of newfound friends, Scrooge learns to embrace the spirit of the season. Share this wonderful holiday treat with the whole family!

Available on Blu-ray Combo Pack November 5th  


Get ready to ring in the season with a full-length adventure straight from the heart of the Hundred Acre Wood!  Join Pooh, Tigger, Eeyore, Roo and the whole gang in Winnie The Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year – now on Blu-ray™ and Digital Copy for the very first time. Newly re-mastered in digital high definition, this sparkling holiday classic is an inspiring celebration of friendship.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but Rabbit will only discover the true spirit of the season after his pals make misguided New Year’s resolutions to change – with hilarious and heartfelt results! Featuring beloved characters, delightful songs and fun-filled bonus goodies, this special “Gift of Friendship Edition” is sure to become a shared family tradition for generations to come!
Available on Blu-ray Combo Pack November 19th
 The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea
All of your favorite characters from The Little Mermaid continue their adventures in this enchanting sequel to one of the most celebrated animated films of all time.  Even though her parents tell her merpeople and Atlantica are just “old fish tales,” Ariel’s daughter, Melody, dreams of being part of that magical world. In an unforgettable story that will take your breath away, all the good creatures on the land and under the sea must join forces to show Melody that both her worlds can live in perfect harmony.
The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning
One of Disney’s most beloved characters reveals the extraordinary events that led up to her transformation into a princess!  Long before Ariel walked on land and into Prince Eric’s heart, she was one of seven beloved daughters of powerful King Triton. But times were troubled in the underwater kingdom – and music was banned! In this magical adventure, Ariel, her fun-loving sisters, and her loyal friends Sebastian and Flounder strive to bring music and friendship back to Atlantica. Featuring breathtaking animation – and some thrilling surprises – The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning is an enchanting tale you’ll share with your family again and again!
Available on DVD November 19th
In "Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Never Land Rescue," Jake embarks on his most heroic mission ever as the magic of Never Land begins to disappear just as the ancient Forever Tree seems to be fading away.  After a mysterious figure known as "The Guardian" arrives to explain that only the pirate who truly believes in himself can save Never Land from vanishing completely, Jake must break off from the rest of his crew and go alone on a mission to save the Forever Tree, the source of magic throughout all of Never Land.  Guiding Jake on his quest is Tinker Bell, who makes her first-ever appearance in the series.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Halloween ComicFest - Free Comics! (Oct 26-27)

A Halloween version of Free Comic Book Day, visit your local comic book shop on October 26 and 27, 2013 to pick up fomr free comics and mini-comics being offered for Halloween ComicFest! There are 22 different comics to collect. Find a participating retailer near you here.

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

LEGO City Fire Mini Model Build (Oct 10)

Wow, another mini model build from LEGO this month! In honour of Fire Safety Week, kids ages 6-14 can learn to build a LEGO Fire Plane model and take it home for free! There are approximately 150 per store and the even begins at 5pm. Go early, as these mini model builds are always very popular!

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

BrickCon in Seattle, WA (Oct 5-6)

A fan of LEGO? BrickCon is coming to Seattle on October 5 and 6! Come view thousands of LEGO models built by adult LEGO hobbyists from around the world. There are always very impressive models and MOC's (My Own Creation) whenever LEGO hobbyists are involved! You can try your hand at building too in the Building Zone.

Visit the Brick Bazaar to purchase current, past and custom LEGO sets, parts and minifigures!

The author of Brick by Brick, David Robertson, will also be there in person on Saturday morning to sign copies of his book.

Purchase your tickets for $9 here.